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beach_01Thailand – The Land of Smiles. With its stunning beaches that seem to have come right out off of a picture postcard, with white sandy beaches, palm trees providing cool shady spots and water so clean, crisp and warm you will find yourself captivated by the stunning beauty that is Thailand. Whether you want to experience the bright lights of Bangkok or the beaches of Phuket or perhaps you have thought about creating your own itinerary combining a little bit of beach lounging, cultural indulgence and experiencing the exciting markets then Thailand will certainly deliver all you are looking for.

Thailand has so much on offer that it would be impossible for us to sum it in on a page, so we have some fact and figures for you that you may find helpful. Then if you think Thailand could be your holiday destination why not give our team of experts a call who have over 30 years travel experience and have travelled extensively around the world including destinations in Thailand and will be happy to share their experiences.

Fast Facts:

Thailand is the 50th largest country in the world

The weather in Thailand is generally hot and humid: typical of its location within the tropics. Generally speaking, Thailand can be divided into three seasons: “hot” season, rainy season, and “cool” season, though Thailand’s geography allows visitors to find suitable weather somewhere in the country throughout the year.

Approximately 7 million citizens live in the capital city, Bangkok, though this number varies seasonally.

034 Phuket (Banyan)More than 92% of the population speaks Thai or one of its regional dialects. Howeveras a result of its cosmopolitan capital city and established tourism infrastructure, English is spoken and understood throughout much of Thailand.

The currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht. Baht come in both coin and banknote form. The size of Thai currency, both coins and bills increases with value and varies in colour.

Thailand Standard time is GMT +7. Thailand does not observe daylight savings.

Thailand hotels are some of the finest in the world, whether they are five star luxury spa retreats or quaint family-run beachfront bungalows. There is a hotel in Thailand for every type of traveller on every budget. That said, the best prices are during Thailand’s off-peak season (May – Aug), while the most expensive prices are typically during the cool season (Dec – Feb).

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